What is Boondocking?
We bought our camper specifically for boondocking. Its been our favorite way to travel. But what exactly is boondocking? Is it different than dry camping? Or what about that moochdocking?
Boondocking with Joe Skeen in El Malpais National Conservation Area, New Mexico
Joe Skeen is easily the nicest free campground we have stayed at, thus far. We were lucky to nab the last of about a dozen spots on this BLM area. I’m not really sure who Joe Skeen is but I’m thankful for the campground bearing his name.
Boondocking at Teal Pond in Shawnee National Forest, Illinois
Teal Pond is a forgotten camp site in the Shawnee National Forest While there are two usable spots now, a dozen campsites were once available. The location still proves peaceful and is a reprieve from busier campgrounds.
Backpacking With Aldi
Aldi is a German owned supermarket chain that sells some really random stuff. That random stuff happened to include an Adventure Ridge backpack. I found two of them on clearance for a mere $9.99 each. Its hard to pick up a cheap backpack for ten bucks. I found one with a hydration sleeve, padded waist […]
Finding the Stone Face in Shawnee National Forest, Illinois
Stone Face is a natural rock formation in the Shawnee National Forest.
Boondocking At Lake Meredith, Sugar City, Colorado
Lake Meredith is a reservoir near Sugar City, Colorado. Its the perfect place to spend the night and do a little fishing.
Garden of the Gods in Shawnee National Forest, Illinois
Garden of the Gods is a wilderness area in Shawnee National Forest with expansive views of Southern Illinois.
How to Make the Best Campfire Grilled Cheese
Grilled cheese is delicious. What’s better than grilled cheese? Yeah, grilled cheese cooked directly over a fire. It gives grilled cheese all the smokey flavor you could ask for. As a bonus, its fun to cook over hot coals.